Flexible Hybrid Electronics Fhe Market

Flexible Hybrid Electronics Fhe Market

Flexible Hybrid Electronics (FHE) Market Forecasts to 2030 - Global Analysis By Type (Cell Phones, Health Performance Tools, Security Tags, Sensors Componentry and Other Types), Structure (Single Sided Flex Circuit, Double Sided Flex Circuit, Multilayer Flex Circuit, Rigid Flex Circuit and Other Structures), Application, End User and By Geography

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Published: 2023 ID: SMRC23812

This report covers the impact of COVID-19 on this global market

Years Covered


Estimated Year Value (2023)

US $178.54 MN

Projected Year Value (2030)

US $575.54 MN

CAGR (2023 - 2030)


Regions Covered

North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, South America, and Middle East & Africa

Countries Covered

US, Canada, Mexico, Germany, UK, Italy, France, Spain, Japan, China, India, Australia, New Zealand, South Korea, Rest of Asia Pacific, South America, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Middle East & Africa, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar, and South Africa

Largest Market

North America

Highest Growing Market

Asia Pacific

According to Stratistics MRC, the Global Flexible Hybrid Electronics (FHE) Market is accounted for $178.54 million in 2023 and is expected to reach $575.54 million by 2030 growing at a CAGR of 18.2% during the forecast period. Flexible Hybrid Electronics (FHE) is a cutting-edge technology that combines the flexibility of printed electronics with the processing power of conventional silicon-based integrated circuits. It uses materials from both the traditional semi-conductors as well as printed electronics in order to make high-performance devices which are low on cost, available in a miniature size and have a sustainable manufacturing system. Flexible Hybrid Electronics holds great promise for creating innovative, conformable electronic systems that can be integrated into a wide range of applications, from healthcare and wearables to aerospace and beyond.

Market Dynamics:


Growing use of medical pressure sensors

In the healthcare industry, there has been an increasing demand for flexible electronic systems, including flexible hybrid electronics that can sense, process, and communicate with other networks and devices. Flexible hybrid electronics are high-performance systems. They can be worn by the patients on the body, integrated into clothing, or other materials. These wearable electronic devices have gained traction in recent years because of their seamless interaction with the patient's body. Thus, the growing use of flexible hybrid electronics in the healthcare industry is propelling the growth of the market.


Lack of reliability and durability

Flexible substrates and printed materials may not be as durable as traditional rigid electronics, making reliability a concern, especially in harsh environments. Also, designing FHE systems can be more complex than traditional electronics. Engineers need to consider not only the functionality of the device but also the mechanical properties and how it will interact with its environment. Ensuring the quality and functionality of FHE devices can be more challenging due to their flexible nature. These elements are restraining the market growth.


Advancements in the semiconductor industry

The advancements in the semiconductor industry are also bringing advancement in the development process of FHE. The market is also witnessing MEMS integrated with FHE devices, which will be ideal for the rapid design and deployment of data-gathering sensor nodes that can be utilized for specific applications. Furthermore, growing advancement in data analytics and artificial intelligence is anticipated to create market opportunities for the flexible hybrid electronics (FHE) market during the forecast period.


Repairing of the flexible electronic devices

Damage of the flexible electronic devices involves repairing of the electronic devices. Instance repairing of the electronic devices requires skill workers. Repairing of the flexible hybrid electronic device can be challenging task due to increased sensitivity due to thin and tiny components integrated in to the system can led to easy damage of the electronic devices, which may hamper the market growth of the flexible hybrid electronics market during the forecast of electronics devices.

Covid-19 Impact

Players involved in the flexible electronics & circuit value chain have been severely impacted by the onset and spread of COVID-19. Additionally, due to lockdowns implemented by many governments to stop the spread of the COVID-19, demand for these electronics has dramatically fallen globally, which has had an adverse effect on the market for flexible electronics & circuits. The COVID-19 situation has also made retailers realize the importance of keeping track of their inventory.

The multilayer flex circuit segment is expected to be the largest during the forecast period

The multilayer flex circuit segment is estimated to have a lucrative growth, due to its numerous applications. Multilayer flexible circuits offer a versatile and compact solution for a wide range of electronic applications where space, weight, and flexibility are critical considerations. Their adaptability to complex shapes and compactness make them a compelling choice for various industries and emerging technologies. Its space efficiency, weight reduction, high reliability and high density interconnections are boosting the segment’s demand.

The healthcare segment is expected to have the highest CAGR during the forecast period

The healthcare segment is anticipated to witness the fastest CAGR growth during the forecast period. Healthcare is the strongest flexible hybrid electronics segment, where performance is of the highest value, and reliability is of utmost importance. Healthcare monitoring is catering to every person's welfare, which includes real-time monitoring of the effects of treatment, early diagnosis of diseases, therapy, and the general monitoring of people's health conditions. The device's flexibility and stretchability are driving the segment growth.

Region with largest share:

North America is projected to hold the largest market share during the forecast period owing to increasing investment by the government in the region coupled with partnerships with flexible hybrid electronic technology using companies and overall promotion of the invention to the public. Presence of major tech-based companies and an ever-developing technological environment is also a prominent reason for the growth of flexible hybrid electronics market in the region.

Region with highest CAGR:

Asia Pacific is projected to have the highest CAGR over the forecast period. Asia is emerging as a vital and essential region for the development of flexible hybrid electronics, particularly in the manufacturing of advanced semiconductor products. Most countries in Asia such as China, Japan and Taiwan have a steady growth in the market. The Asia-pacific region has the most advanced and proficient technical approach to designing and manufacturing devices for fast-growing markets, including IoT, environmental sensing, wearable applications, flexible displays, and others.

Key players in the market

Some of the key players profiled in the Flexible Hybrid Electronics (FHE) Market include General Electric Company, Lockheed Martin Corporation, Flex Limited, Enfucell, E Ink Holdings Inc., DuPont de Nemours Inc., Cymbet Corporation, Blue Spark Technologies, American Semiconductor Inc., Brewer Science Inc., Integrity Industrial Inkjet Integration, SI2 Technologies Inc., Epicore Biosystems, Xerox Corporation and AU Optronics Corporation.

Key Developments:

In May 2023, FlexTech, a SEMI Technology Community focused on driving flexible hybrid electronics (FHE) innovations, today issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for advances in materials, FHE design tools, additive-enabled processing, hybrid electronics packaging, FHE manufacturing, AI/ML applications, soft robotics, and power solutions. Selected projects will receive cash awards ranging from $250,000 to $1 million. The program is funded by the Army Research Laboratory (ARL).

In February 2022, GE Renewable Energy announced the opening of a new Renewable Hybrids factory in Vallam, near Chennai, India. The site will manufacture the FLEXINVERTER and FLEXRESERVOIR products, and help integrate them with the FLEXIQ offering, from GE’s newly-launched FLEX portfolio, designed to solve customer needs through multiple applications to enable dispatchable, green MWhs.

Types Covered:
• Cell Phones
• Health Performance Tools
• Security Tags
• Sensors Componentry
• Other Types

Structures Covered:
• Single Sided Flex Circuit
• Double Sided Flex Circuit
• Multilayer Flex Circuit
• Rigid Flex Circuit
• Other Structures

Applications Covered:
• Thin-film Photovoltaics
• Displays
• Printed Sensors
• Smart Packaging
• Industrial & Environment Monitoring
• Organic Light-Emitting Diode (OLED) Lighting
• Batteries
• Other Applications

End Users Covered:
• Consumer Electronics
• Automobile Industry
• Industrial Sector
• Aerospace
• Military & Defense
• Healthcare
• Other End Users

Regions Covered:
• North America
o US
o Canada
o Mexico
• Europe
o Germany
o UK
o Italy
o France
o Spain
o Rest of Europe
• Asia Pacific
o Japan
o China
o India
o Australia
o New Zealand
o South Korea
o Rest of Asia Pacific
• South America
o Argentina
o Brazil
o Chile
o Rest of South America
• Middle East & Africa
o Saudi Arabia
o Qatar
o South Africa
o Rest of Middle East & Africa

What our report offers:
- Market share assessments for the regional and country-level segments
- Strategic recommendations for the new entrants
- Covers Market data for the years 2021, 2022, 2023, 2026, and 2030
- Market Trends (Drivers, Constraints, Opportunities, Threats, Challenges, Investment Opportunities, and recommendations)
- Strategic recommendations in key business segments based on the market estimations
- Competitive landscaping mapping the key common trends
- Company profiling with detailed strategies, financials, and recent developments
- Supply chain trends mapping the latest technological advancements

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Table of Contents

1 Executive Summary

2 Preface
2.1 Abstract
2.2 Stake Holders
2.3 Research Scope
2.4 Research Methodology
2.4.1 Data Mining
2.4.2 Data Analysis
2.4.3 Data Validation
2.4.4 Research Approach
2.5 Research Sources
2.5.1 Primary Research Sources
2.5.2 Secondary Research Sources
2.5.3 Assumptions

3 Market Trend Analysis
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Drivers
3.3 Restraints
3.4 Opportunities
3.5 Threats
3.6 Application Analysis
3.7 End User Analysis
3.8 Emerging Markets
3.9 Impact of Covid-19

4 Porters Five Force Analysis
4.1 Bargaining power of suppliers
4.2 Bargaining power of buyers
4.3 Threat of substitutes
4.4 Threat of new entrants
4.5 Competitive rivalry

5 Global Flexible Hybrid Electronics (FHE) Market, By Type
5.1 Introduction
5.2 Cell Phones
5.3 Health Performance Tools
5.4 Security Tags
5.5 Sensors Componentry
5.6 Other Types

6 Global Flexible Hybrid Electronics (FHE) Market, By Structure
6.1 Introduction
6.2 Single Sided Flex Circuit
6.3 Double Sided Flex Circuit
6.4 Multilayer Flex Circuit
6.5 Rigid Flex Circuit
6.6 Other Structures

7 Global Flexible Hybrid Electronics (FHE) Market, By Application
7.1 Introduction
7.2 Thin-film Photovoltaics
7.3 Displays
7.4 Printed Sensors
7.5 Smart Packaging
7.6 Industrial & Environment Monitoring
7.7 Organic Light-Emitting Diode (OLED) Lighting
7.8 Batteries
7.9 Other Applications

8 Global Flexible Hybrid Electronics (FHE) Market, By End User
8.1 Introduction
8.2 Consumer Electronics
8.3 Automobile Industry
8.4 Industrial Sector
8.5 Aerospace
8.6 Military & Defense
8.7 Healthcare
8.8 Other End Users

9 Global Flexible Hybrid Electronics (FHE) Market, By Geography
9.1 Introduction
9.2 North America
9.2.1 US
9.2.2 Canada
9.2.3 Mexico
9.3 Europe
9.3.1 Germany
9.3.2 UK
9.3.3 Italy
9.3.4 France
9.3.5 Spain
9.3.6 Rest of Europe
9.4 Asia Pacific
9.4.1 Japan
9.4.2 China
9.4.3 India
9.4.4 Australia
9.4.5 New Zealand
9.4.6 South Korea
9.4.7 Rest of Asia Pacific
9.5 South America
9.5.1 Argentina
9.5.2 Brazil
9.5.3 Chile
9.5.4 Rest of South America
9.6 Middle East & Africa
9.6.1 Saudi Arabia
9.6.2 UAE
9.6.3 Qatar
9.6.4 South Africa
9.6.5 Rest of Middle East & Africa

10 Key Developments
10.1 Agreements, Partnerships, Collaborations and Joint Ventures
10.2 Acquisitions & Mergers
10.3 New Product Launch
10.4 Expansions
10.5 Other Key Strategies

11 Company Profiling
11.1 General Electric Company
11.2 Lockheed Martin Corporation
11.3 Flex Limited
11.4 Enfucell
11.5 E Ink Holdings Inc.
11.6 DuPont de Nemours Inc.
11.7 Cymbet Corporation
11.8 Blue Spark Technologies
11.9 American Semiconductor Inc.
11.10 Brewer Science Inc.
11.11 Integrity Industrial Inkjet Integration
11.12 SI2 Technologies Inc.
11.13 Epicore Biosystems
11.14 Xerox Corporation
11.15 AU Optronics Corporation

List of Tables
1 Global Flexible Hybrid Electronics (FHE) Market Outlook, By Region (2021-2030) ($MN)
2 Global Flexible Hybrid Electronics (FHE) Market Outlook, By Type (2021-2030) ($MN)
3 Global Flexible Hybrid Electronics (FHE) Market Outlook, By Cell Phones (2021-2030) ($MN)
4 Global Flexible Hybrid Electronics (FHE) Market Outlook, By Health Performance Tools (2021-2030) ($MN)
5 Global Flexible Hybrid Electronics (FHE) Market Outlook, By Security Tags (2021-2030) ($MN)
6 Global Flexible Hybrid Electronics (FHE) Market Outlook, By Sensors Componentry (2021-2030) ($MN)
7 Global Flexible Hybrid Electronics (FHE) Market Outlook, By Other Types (2021-2030) ($MN)
8 Global Flexible Hybrid Electronics (FHE) Market Outlook, By Structure (2021-2030) ($MN)
9 Global Flexible Hybrid Electronics (FHE) Market Outlook, By Single Sided Flex Circuit (2021-2030) ($MN)
10 Global Flexible Hybrid Electronics (FHE) Market Outlook, By Double Sided Flex Circuit (2021-2030) ($MN)
11 Global Flexible Hybrid Electronics (FHE) Market Outlook, By Multilayer Flex Circuit (2021-2030) ($MN)
12 Global Flexible Hybrid Electronics (FHE) Market Outlook, By Rigid Flex Circuit (2021-2030) ($MN)
13 Global Flexible Hybrid Electronics (FHE) Market Outlook, By Other Structures (2021-2030) ($MN)
14 Global Flexible Hybrid Electronics (FHE) Market Outlook, By Application (2021-2030) ($MN)
15 Global Flexible Hybrid Electronics (FHE) Market Outlook, By Thin-film Photovoltaics (2021-2030) ($MN)
16 Global Flexible Hybrid Electronics (FHE) Market Outlook, By Displays (2021-2030) ($MN)
17 Global Flexible Hybrid Electronics (FHE) Market Outlook, By Printed Sensors (2021-2030) ($MN)
18 Global Flexible Hybrid Electronics (FHE) Market Outlook, By Smart Packaging (2021-2030) ($MN)
19 Global Flexible Hybrid Electronics (FHE) Market Outlook, By Industrial & Environment Monitoring (2021-2030) ($MN)
20 Global Flexible Hybrid Electronics (FHE) Market Outlook, By Organic Light-Emitting Diode (OLED) Lighting (2021-2030) ($MN)
21 Global Flexible Hybrid Electronics (FHE) Market Outlook, By Batteries (2021-2030) ($MN)
22 Global Flexible Hybrid Electronics (FHE) Market Outlook, By Other Applications (2021-2030) ($MN)
23 Global Flexible Hybrid Electronics (FHE) Market Outlook, By End User (2021-2030) ($MN)
24 Global Flexible Hybrid Electronics (FHE) Market Outlook, By Consumer Electronics (2021-2030) ($MN)
25 Global Flexible Hybrid Electronics (FHE) Market Outlook, By Automobile Industry (2021-2030) ($MN)
26 Global Flexible Hybrid Electronics (FHE) Market Outlook, By Industrial Sector (2021-2030) ($MN)
27 Global Flexible Hybrid Electronics (FHE) Market Outlook, By Aerospace (2021-2030) ($MN)
28 Global Flexible Hybrid Electronics (FHE) Market Outlook, By Military & Defense (2021-2030) ($MN)
29 Global Flexible Hybrid Electronics (FHE) Market Outlook, By Healthcare (2021-2030) ($MN)
30 Global Flexible Hybrid Electronics (FHE) Market Outlook, By Other End Users (2021-2030) ($MN)

Note: Tables for North America, Europe, APAC, South America, and Middle East & Africa Regions are also represented in the same manner as above.

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